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§ 18.2-176. Unauthorized wearing or displaying on motor vehicles of any button, insignia or emblem of certain associations or societies or of Southern Cross of Honor.


(a) No person shall wear the button or insignia of any order of police, trade union or veterans’ organization or display upon a motor vehicle the insignia or emblem of any automobile club, medical society, order of police, trade union or veterans’ organization or use such button, insignia or emblem to obtain aid or assistance unless entitled to wear, display or use the same under the constitution, bylaws, rules or regulations of the organization concerned.

(b) No person shall wear any Southern Cross of Honor when not entitled to do so by the regulations under which such Crosses of Honor are given.

(c) A violation of this section shall be a Class 3 misdemeanor.


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Virginia Code: Crimes and Offenses